Its hard to
accept that the mountain kingdom of Lesotho faces
extinction as AIDS/HIV has ravaged the population of
just two million with a quarter of all adults having the
virus and half of all women in the country being
With a life
expectancy of under 40yrs Lesotho is ranked in 158th
place out of 186 countries and territories in 2013 in
terms of life expectancy, literacy, access to knowledge
and the living standards of a country.
children is an orphan, 40% of under fives are
malnourished and the country they
will grow up in faces water scarcity with the UN
estimating that just 3% of the country's land will be
farmable within 25 years.